Early day motion 747

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That this House notes that the National Lottery made an additional contribution of £675 million to the public sector funding package for the London 2012 Olympic Games, taking the total contribution from the Lottery to £2.175 billion; further notes that the Big Lottery Fund provided £425 million of this additional contribution; further notes that the Lottery distributors, including the Big Lottery Fund, are to be reimbursed from the unspent funds remaining in the Olympic Lottery Distribution Fund, from the receipts of the sale of the Olympic Village expected in 2014 and from the receipts of the sale of land on the Olympic Park; understands that the sale of Olympic Park land is not expected to take place until at least the mid-2020s; further notes that there is uncertainty surrounding the expected income these land and asset sales will accrue; further notes that a forecast £377 million unspent contingency funding is held by HM Treasury as the Government's contribution to the public sector funding package that will now be retained by HM Treasury; recognises that the Big Lottery Fund provides support for between 10,000 and 15,000 charities each year; and calls on the Government to use the £377 million unspent contingency to begin refunding the Big Lottery Fund's contribution and give support to valuable charities as soon as possible.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 19.03.2013
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 21.11.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 21.11.2012
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 17.12.2012
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 21.11.2012
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 09.01.2013
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 20.11.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 21.11.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 29.11.2012
Dorries, Nadine Conservative Party Mid Bedfordshire 12.12.2012
Ellman, Louise Labour Party Liverpool Riverside 11.12.2012
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 28.11.2012
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 27.11.2012
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 28.11.2012
Kaufman, Gerald Labour Party Manchester Gorton 05.12.2012
Lloyd, Stephen Liberal Democrats Eastbourne 13.02.2013
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 20.12.2012
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 09.01.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 28.11.2012
Mearns, Ian Labour Party Gateshead 26.11.2012
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 12.12.2012
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 12.12.2012
O'Donnell, Fiona Labour Party East Lothian 30.01.2013
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 12.12.2012
Pearce, Teresa Labour Party Erith and Thamesmead 05.12.2012
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 19.12.2012
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 30.11.2012
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 29.11.2012
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 15.01.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 21.11.2012
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 22.11.2012
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 26.11.2012
Turner, Karl Labour Party Kingston upon Hull East 28.11.2012
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 27.11.2012
Wishart, Pete Scottish National Party Perth and North Perthshire 10.12.2012